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Michigan running back Fitzgerald Toussaint has been ordered to attend Alcoholics Anonymous meetings, pay fines and undergo random drug and alcohol tests.
The junior was sentenced Tuesday by Saline District Judge Kirk Tabbey in a drunken driving case stemming from a July arrest.
He pleaded guilty in August to operating a vehicle while visibly impaired after facing the more serious charge of operating while intoxicated.
Toussaint has acknowledged he was stopped for running a red light after drinking brandy. Police said he had a blood alcohol level of 0.12 percent, above the state limit of 0.08.
He must attend 10 AA meetings, pay $1,488 in fines and costs, and undergo random drug and alcohol tests for 90 days.
Toussaint ran for more than 1,000 yards and nine touchdowns last season.
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Michigan Football at Nebraska 2012
The Michigan Wolverines (5-2, 3-0) will play a pivotal game this Saturday at Nebraska (5-2, 2-1). Kick off is scheduled for 8:00pm (EST) and the game will be televised on the Big Ten Network.
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At this point, the 2012 Big Ten football season is shaping up to be what many thought it would be. Wisconsin will, barring a total meltdown, be the Leaders division representative in the Big Ten championship game, and Michigan is in control of their own destiny in the Legends division. With their 12-10 win over Michigan State last Saturday, the Wolverines are the only team in the...
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(Eds: APNewsNow. Will be updated. With AP Photos.) By LARRY LAGE AP Sports Writer Michigan has given up just 23 points in three Big Ten matchups and fewer than 10 points a game since opening the season with shaky performances against Alabama and Air Force.
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6’4″, 200 pounds
Lake Forest, Ill.
Lake Forest High School
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6’8″, 250 pounds
Univ. of Detroit Jesuit High School (2005-09)
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